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Stories

Good things are happening in our hospitals every day. Lives are changed for the better. Lives are saved.

Storytelling unites us as human beings. We tell our stories to our families, friends and neighbours. Through our stories, we show people what’s important to us. We connect with the people we love.

YOUR STORIES ABOUT OSLER WILL INSPIRE OTHERS

Do you have a story to tell about the life-changing care you or your loved one received at Osler?

Is there a Health Care Hero who deserves special recognition?

Please share your story with us so that we may spread some good news. As a bonus, your story will inspire others to donate to Osler so that more and more stories will have happy endings.

Volunteer Spotlight: Deeshana Nana

What makes Deeshana Nana tick? Teamwork. Deeshana Nana (centre) with her parents (l-r) Parvati and Chotoo Nana. Whether winning gold medals or volunteering at Etobicoke General, Deeshana knows the value of teamw… Read More.

June 14, 2018

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Omar Jamal

They said they’d have to amputate. Then fate – and physicians at Etobicoke General – saved his leg. “All I could think about was running away and getting out of there.” That was Omar Jamal’s reactio… Read More.

June 13, 2018

Patient Story, Stories

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Mahin Baqi

Physician, Etobicoke General For Dr. Mahin Baqi, the transformation of Etobicoke General hits home. Twice. Because not only is she a Physician in the hospital’s Infectious Diseases and Infection Control Depar… Read More.

June 13, 2018

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Barbara Douglas

Helping change lives through a gift in her will Debbie Zazvorka says her late aunt, Barbara Douglas, received wonderful care from everyone at Brampton Civic – her local community hospital where she was treate… Read More.

June 8, 2018

Patient Story, Stories

The Cross family

The best gifts give on and on The Crosses – Norman, Grace, Vera and Elsie – were private people, and didn’t talk about their contributions to the community in general, or to Etobicoke General in particula… Read More.

January 9, 2018

Donor Story, Stories

Mandarin Restaurants

The therapeutic value is immeasurable... (l-r): James Chiu, K.C. Chang, and George Chiu, co-founders of Mandarin Restaurants. Peel Memorial’s Mandarin Courtyard proves there’s more to healing than high tech.… Read More.

January 8, 2018

Donor Story, Stories

Terry Fitzpatrick

Out of the blue, I saw red (l-r): Dr. Rami Elias, Urologist, Etobicoke General Hospital, and Terry Fitzpatrick. When you know nothing about cancer, you want care from the pros who do. Before July 24, 2017, Te… Read More.

January 8, 2018

Patient Story, Stories

Physician Philanthropy Awards

Honouring Osler leaders in philanthropy Philanthropy award winners (l-r): Dr. Roberta Minna, Dr. Vandana Ahluwalia, Dr. David Koczerginski and Dr. Pam Malik. Osler Foundation proudly recognized four Osler physic… Read More.

January 8, 2018

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Osler’s Volunteer Association

Three hospitals. Twelve hundred volunteers. One heart. (l-r): Jorge Cardosa; Arun Sharma; Paul Fairgrieve; Sharron Buchanan, President (seated); Kim McNamara; John Faveri; Brenda Bushey. Missing in photo: Kelly Ena… Read More.

January 8, 2018

Hospital Family Story, Stories